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Education

  • Board opts to install fence at Cartmell drainage pond

    Deciding between what they want and what they can afford is the task the Carroll County Board of Education is currently grappling with.

    Project manager John Gilbert and engineer Laithe Ross of RossTarrant Architects presented the board with the price tag for each of the two options for the drainage pond at the newly renovated Cartmell Elementary at the board’s July 21 meeting.

    Everyone seemed to expect a gap in price, but board members and architects alike appeared genuinely shocked at the figures presented. 

  • iLove technology

    Carroll County High School juniors and seniors received their MacBooks Saturday. The students set up their computers in the library with assistance from the Carroll County Schools Office of Technology and also sat in on Internet safety and protocol classes.

  • Celebrating etiquette

    Carrollton Housing Authority held a dinner to celebrate youngsters’  desire to learn etiquette, manners and proper eating techniques. The event, hosted by housing authority director Ray Clem, pictured at left standing, was held in their offices July 14. They all enjoyed a full-course meal together.

  • Honor roll honorees
  • Events mark beginning of a school year

    As the calendar approaches Aug. 10, the first day of school for students, several back-to-school events are scheduled to help students and families start the 2011-12 academic year smoothly.

     One of the most anticipated events is a community open house of Richard B. Cartmell Elemen-tary School Saturday, July 30, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

  • Marsh graduates from Ringmen’s Institute
  • Family Scholar House celebrates its largest class of graduates

    On May 25, Family Scholar House welcomed nearly 100 of the programs closest supporters to help celebrate the newest group of successful graduates at the Gladys and Lewis “Sonny” Bass Louisville Scholar House Campus and Academic Services Center.

  • Shovlin graduates from Sullivan University

    Sara Shovlin of Carrollton graduated from Sullivan University in Louisville, Kentucky in June 2011 with a Associate of Science degree in Business Administration.

    Sullivan University is Kentucky’s largest private College or University with campuses in Louisville, Lexington and Fort Knox. Sullivan University awards certificates, diplomas, associates, bachelors, and masters and doctoral degrees.

  • School board tackles drainage issues at Cartmell during early morning meeting

    Taking an upclose look at the water ponding issues at the nearly completed Cartmell Elementary School, Carroll County Board of Education met in an early morning session on site Thursday.

    Solving three separate water ponding problems were the only issues up for discussion as the board gathered information and considered options proposed by general contractor RossTarrant Architects.

    Superintendent Lisa James called the 8 a.m. meeting “to make sure everyone hears the same information.  No action will be taken, this is just to gather information.”

  • JCTC graduation